2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 22, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Corporate Communication Graduate Certificate


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College: Sciences Degree: CRT
Department: Nicholson School of Communication and Media
Program Websites: https://communication.ucf.edu/degree/corporate-communication/

Program Description


The Graduate Certificate in Corporate Communication offers industry-relevant training in creating, managing, and communicating corporate reputation. Coursework focuses on theory, research, and practical applications of principles related to corporate communication.

The program is composed of three core graduate courses and three elective courses, totaling 18 credit hours, suitable for professionals working in the industry. The required and elective courses are drawn from a list of courses that reflect current professional development needs for corporate communication.

The Nicholson School of Communication and Media’s communication and digital media programs joined the Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy (FIEA) at UCF Downtown, a 21st-century campus with access to arts, culture, nightlife, and business.

Curriculum


The program is composed of three required graduate courses and three elective courses that can be incorporated into a master’s program of study in Communication or taken as an add-on to another graduate degree. The required and elective courses are drawn from a limited list of courses that reflect current professional development needs for corporate communication. Students must enroll in COM 6008  in the first fall semester.

Total Credit Hours Required: 18 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor’s Degree

Application Requirements


Admission is open to those with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution recognized by UCF. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.

Applicants to this program must provide:

  • Official Transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose
  • CV or Resume

The Corporate Communication Certificate Program does not admit students in the summer semester. Admission to and successful completion of the Corporate Communication Certificate Program does not guarantee admission to the Communication MA program as additional requirements exist for the master’s program.

Application Deadlines


Corporate Communication Graduate Certificate *Fall Priority Fall Spring Summer
Domestic Applicants   Jun 1 Dec 1  
International Applicants        
*Applicants who plan to enroll full time in a degree program and who wish to be considered for university fellowships or assistantships should apply by the Fall Priority date.

Contact Info


Graduate Program

Bridget Rubenking, PhD
Associate Professor and Certificate Program Coordinator
bridget.rubenking@ucf.edu
Telephone: 407-823-1711
CMB 170H

Kelsey Loftus
NSCM Graduate Admissions Specialist
nicholsongrad@ucf.edu
Telephone: 407-823-5595
CMB 203

Graduate Admissions

Anthony Tufano
gradadmissions@ucf.edu
Telephone: 407-823-2766
Millican Hall 230  
Online Application
Graduate Admissions

Mailing Address

UCF College of Graduate Studies
Millican Hall 230
PO Box 160112
Orlando, FL  32816-0112

Institution Codes
GRE: 5233
GMAT: RZT-HT-58
TOEFL: 5233
ETS PPI: 5233

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